His old team is giving Bill Ripken’s 1989 Fleer card the bobblehead treatment.
Modern Sports Card News
You may know them for the Derek Jeter card issued a few years later, but thirty years ago, Little Sun produced a quirky set of players called Minor League Legends.
The National Sports Collectors Convention through the eyes of a Florida dealer who hustled to make sure the lofty expense was worth it.
Sports Memorabilia News
One of a small number of original newspaper photos of Gabby Hartnett signing a baseball for Al Capone’s son during a 1931 exhibition game is at RMY Auctions.
Around the Hobby
New details on fraudster John Rogers; Crain’s Business with a story on the hobby; the pack-pulled ’55 Mantle is in the hands of its new owner; Bobby Doerr’s stuff is going to auction; Topps Archives arrives (sort of) and a cool Griffey Jr. item up for bid in the Topps Vault.
NBA rookies put their art skills to work in a new sketch card series and DeAndre Ayton used his to posterize Joel Embiid.
What’s Hot in the Shop
Mike’s worn out from a busy National Baseball Card Day and he’s got a rundown of what they were buying to get that extra freebie.